While the original presentation (as available on Internet Archive) is just under an hour, I also created a 20 minute version for uploading to YouTube. That edit can be found at:
01:32 Industry Background.
03:04 Aquired by Getty Images on Feb 9th for $50 million.
06:46 800,000 images available, growing 12,000 images per week.
08:45 Take away friction from transactions. Buy images credits.
10:30 Everything live. Immediate stats, royalties when photos purchased.
13:57 Customer profiles. Uses of iStockPhoto images.
15:30 Alexa.Com tracking iStockPhoto popularity.
16:45 Technical Milestones: In 2002, sold 154,456 images, committed to LAMP.
17:47 Today's hosting requirements: Disaster recovery, high availability.
18:38 IBM servers and SAN (GPFS).
19:38 Clustered and distributed hosting. 12 web servers.
23:23 Development and operations team.
28:04 Development methodology. Pseudo extreme programming. 1 week iteration.
30:22 Code reviews. Look for mistakes, bad design decisions.
30:44 Development skills: Not about languages. Team player. Net citizen.
33:35 Development future: Committed to enterprise open source.
35:35 Web 2.0 continutes: RSS, Wiki, AJAX. Perpetual beta.
37:56 Patrick - "...Aaron has BFA from UofC ... Creativity plays key role..."
39:00 Q&A: 12 GB memory cache vs 4 GB Query cache.
40:32 Q&A: How did you organize search? How can searches be performed?
41:22 Preventing someone from resubmitting a photo downloaded from iStockPhoto.
41:53 Criteria for accepting photo submissions. Quality, legal, release.
43:15 Web 2.0 shifts some policing and feedback to consumers.
44:43 iStockPhoto community shares when they see iStockPhoto used anywhere.
45:30 Dev spend 80% programming. Important to not overwork developers.
47:13 Q&A: Company's future? Marketing strategy?
49:19 Q&A: What was last problem you had to solve? What did you do yesterday?
52:08 Q&A: What is your employee turn over?
53:35 People dress casual. Bring ideas to table. Open office.
54:38 Q&A: Who is responsible for graphic content? Interface design?
55:10 Developers and designers have lots of back and forth, collaboration.
56:20 Big yank. Tattoos. CEO Bruce Livingston has one on left forearm. Hats.